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Negative inflation

Consumer Price Inflation, April 2015: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell by 0.1% in the year to April 2015, compared to no change (0.0%) in the year to March 2015.
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Let us not be defined by the things we hate...

Coincidences are one of life’s Funky Little Things, aren’t they? Back in the olden days, when blokes in pubs used to argue about who scored what goal in 1968 like their lives depended on it until someone, exasperated, made the journey home to pick up a tattered copy of the 1968 Score! 754 more words


Cafés and the British High Street

A recent report produced by Prof Neil Wrigley and Dr Dionysia Lambiri, ‘British High
Streets to recovery? A comprehensive review of the evidence’ as part of an Economic and Social Research Council Project (commissioned by the Government’s advisory group the… 736 more words

Cafe Culture

Understanding Scottish Places: O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us to see oursels as ithers see us

Scotland is a country of towns; more than 55% of the Scottish population lives in towns and they are a distinctive feature of the country through their townscapes, functions and activities. 790 more words

Town Centres

How to save our town centres

Join regeneration specialist and author Julian Dobson on Wednesday 6 May

By far the most engaging book I am reading at the moment is “How to save our town centres: a radical agenda for the future of the High Street” 403 more words


A Sense of Place

A few months ago I was approached to write a short piece for “Context – the magazine of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation” as part of a collected set of items on The Changing Face of Retail. 507 more words

Town Centres

Report: Health on the high street

High streets are an important part of vibrant communities and a critical engine for economic growth in local areas. They have an important role to play in supporting the public’s health. 53 more words